Fast Five Quiz: Can You Detect and Appropriately Treat Deep Venous Thrombosis?

Jason Chang, MD


May 22, 2015

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are manifestations of a single disease: venous thromboembolism (VTE). DVT is one of the most prevalent medical problems today, with an annual incidence of 80 cases per 100,000. Symptoms are often nonspecific or absent. However, if left untreated, the thrombus may migrate to obstruct the arterial supply to the lung, causing potentially life-threatening PE. Do you know how to detect and best treat this condition? Test yourself with this quick quiz.


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